The Royal Half Preview: Kings vs. Blues: Game 4

Monday, 05.06.2013 / 2:38 PM
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Game #4

LA KINGS
27-16-5
59 pts
5th in Western Conference
vs
ST. LOUIS BLUES
29-17-2
60 pts
4th in Western Conference
 
Kings Won Regular Season Series 3-0
 
Blues Lead Playoff Series 2-1
 
7:00pm, Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
FSW, NBCSN, CBC, RDS
 
BEST TRIP TO THE LIQUOR STORE BY A NHL HEAD COACH:
 

 
BEST OPPOSITION BLOGS:
 
BEST OPPOSITION FANS TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER:
 
WORST OPPOSITION FAN TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER:
 
Not because he's a Blues fan... but because he's a Buffet fan.
 
ARE THE LA KINGS IN THE NEXT ROUND?
NO.
 
 
Sure, the 1st Round Series between the Los Angeles Kings and St. Louis Blues may not have the exhibition of incredible hockey skill like last night's Canadiens-Senators game did... but for many of the respected sportswriters around the NHL, this Kings-Blues series has been a fantastic one.
 
 
Well... except for one person.
 
 
For years, Sportsnet's Mark Spector has been known as never having a bias and always getting the facts straight. So finding out that he isn't a fan of the 1st Round Series between the Kings and the Blues shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. So we here at The Royal Half have taken a look back other events that Mark Spector has considered to be travesties... in something we like to call...
 
 
 
5) THE INVENTION OF MOVABLE TYPE
 
 
4) THE IPAD
 
 
3) ELECTRICITY
 
 
2) FIRST USE OF THE SLAP SHOT IN HOCKEY
 
 
1) THE GODFATHER 2
 
 
 
 
THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW TWEET OF THE DAY

From LA Kings forward, Mike Richards, 1 hour and 40 minutes after beating the Blues 1-0...
on getting things done...
 
 
This doesn't surprise me at all considering Mike Richards' to-do list for last Saturday...
 
 
 
 
 
The Royal Half has been a Los Angeles Kings fan since 1988 and a Half-Season Ticket Holder since 2002. He has seen the following goaltenders play in person for the Los Angeles Kings… Kelly Hrudey, Grant Fuhr, Byron Dafoe, Jamie Storr, Stephane Fiset, Felix Potvin, Cristobal Huet, Roman Cechmanek, Mathieu Garon, Adam Hauser, Jason LaBarbera, Barry Brust, Sean Burke, Dan Cloutier, Yutaka Fukufuji, Jean-Sebastien Aubin, Erik Ersberg, Jonathan Bernier and Jonathan Quick. If you like the hockey equivalent of dirty jokes or enjoy humorous screen-grabs of NHL players and broadcasters with funny captions... man, you are going to like The Royal Half. You can follow The Royal Half on Twitter at @TheRoyalHalf

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